Once you arrive in Iceland you will be transferred from Keflavik international airport with a fly-bus directly to the hotel in Reykjavík where you will accommodate. We check in and enjoy a free time in Reykjavík The group enjoys a gourmet dinner at Food Cellar restaurant in the center of Reykjavík and after you can get a taste of the nightlife.
Day 2 – South shore sight seeing- The Valley of Thor – Black sand beach – Minniborgir
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, a bus will pick the group up and head to the south shore. The south shore of Iceland is the home of many of the beautiful sights you see in the music video for the hit song Gerua, featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. We will be visiting many of these places along the way. You will visit the magnificent Seljalandsfos, a waterfall that you can walk behind, Skógafoss, one of Iceland‘s biggest waterfall. At the Volcano museum at Þorvaldseyri, you can experience the sensation of living next to a volcano, Eyjafjallajökull is a volcano caldera completely covered by an ice cap. You will stop by a small peninsula called Dyrhólaey with the amazing view to the big glacier Mýrdalsjökull and the black beach Reynisdrangar with spectecular basalt columns. Both Reynisfjara beach and Skógafoss play a key role in the music video from Shah Rukh Khan‘s and Kajol‘s and their hit song Gerua! We end the day back in Reykjavík where we eat gourmet dinner and acommodate.
Day 3 – Arctic Trucks tour – Golden Circle & Kerlingarfjöll
In the morning a bus picks up the group and we drive straight to the Arctic Trucks headquarters in Reykjavík for a tour around the garage and introduction on Arctic Trucks and the modification on the vehicles. After a quick briefing at the Arctic Trucks headquarters you will know the basics of the car and will be able to tackle the diverse conditions you will face over the next two days. With the power of a 38 inch super truck in your hands we depart from Reykjavík. We enjoy a great lunch at Friðheimar farm. Their specialize in making delicious meals from their home-grown tomatoes On our way we will visit some interesting sights of the Golden circle such as the Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir, the hot-spring that spouts water many meters up in the air! After enjoying these great wonders, we arrive at Kjölur. Kjölur mountain-road is a challenging road that goes in between two glaciers, Hofsjökull glacier and Langjökull glacier. Kjölur has everything that a mountain driver needs and you really get to test the modified Arctic Truck. For those who seek more action they have the option of snowmobilling on Langjökull Glacier! With resourcefulness, cleverness and the great capacity of the Arctic Truck you will drive to the mountain gem Kerlingarfjöll. Kerlingafjöll is a mountain cluster, rising 500 – 700 meters above surrounding central highlands plain. After taking in the striking beauty of Kerlingarfjöll we will enjoy a BBQ leg of lamb at Minni-borgir cottages in the beautiful Icelandic country side.
Day 4 – Arctic Trucks tour – 1000 river road and the Blue lagoon
In the morning we pack all our gear and slowly we drive on the trucks back towards Reykjavík. Before entering Reykjavík we cross a challenging mountain road called the 1000-river road where you get to drive over multiple unbridged rivers and a challenging mountain road! This is where you truly get to see the roughness of the amazing Arctic Truck. After we have concurred the 1000 road river we drive to the Reykjanes Peninsula and enjoy the breathtaking nature at the Krýsuvík area. The peninsula is listed on UNESO’s world heritage list as a geo-park and the moon-like surroundings will leave no-one untouched! For a perfect ending on a prefect trip we visit the world famous Blue Lagoon for a relaxing bath in the milky waters before our return back home to reality. After the lagoon you will drive back to Reykjavík and drop the cars off at the Arctic Trucks HQ. A bus will take you back to your hotel where you get to take a shower before enjoying a gourmet dinner in one of Reykjavík’s finest restaurants
Day 5 – Free day in Reykjavík and Departure
You have the morning free to explore Reykjavík city on your own before our transfer picks you up and gets you to the airport in time for your flight.
Suggested activities in Reykjavík:
Go to the top of Hallgrímskirkja Whale watching Walk the Laugarvegur shopping street Go visit the concert hall Harpa Horseback riding in the outskirts of Reykjavik – they offer hotel pick-up Visit the Arbaer open air museum Visit the Volcano House Beer tasting
Flybus transfer to and from the airport Accommdation in Reykjavík for 3 nights, Bus tour on the South shore, Accommodation in Minni-borgir for 1 night, Arctic Truck, fuel and a guide for 2 days, All meals, Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
What do I need to bring?
Warm outdoor clothing, swimming suit and a towel, your driver licence, good shoes and your camera.
Duration: 5 DAYS
Highlights: Black sand beach, Blue Lagoon, Gerua, Geysir, Golden Circle, Gullfoss, Iceland, Kajol, Minniborgir, Reykjavík, Reynisfjara, Shah Rukh Khan, Sout coast, Valley of Thor, Þingvellir, Þórsmörk,